Do you think your online LGBT existence is a bit bland and dreary lately? Don’t worry; we got you covered. We’ve collected only the best of the best among the glut of gay-oriented blogs on the net.
Some of the sites will help you reach out to the LGBTQ community if you want to seek guidance on issues you are currently facing. A lot of these sites have forums where you can belt out on issues that have been fermenting inside you for so long.
On the fun side of things, other sites contain all the information you need to enjoy your lifestyle choice. There are gay-friendly destinations to go, gay spas with five-star ratings as well as ways for singles to look for the perfect partner out there.
Even with today’s more tolerant stance toward homosexuality and the LGBT lifestyle, being a member of the LGBT community still presents a certain degree of challenge. The process of integrating into society is even more challenging for Muslim LGBT members, as they often find themselves in an inner struggle to reconcile their faith and their identity. For those embattled souls, this site is for you.
This Singapore-based organization’s vision is to achieve true equality regardless of gender. While they are primarily focused on women, the site also has an LGBTQ section as the group aims to break down any gender-based inequality especially in the workplace. Thus, it maintains a helpline for sexual assault victims and also offers psychological and legal counseling. In addition, it is probably a good resource site if you start to feel you are being targeted for discrimination because of your gender identity.
The blog’s title says it all. Yes, the site maintains a compilation of gay blogs that were closed by Google for whatever reason. In addition, the site also issues updates on blogs that have been reopened as well as the latest links to gay blogs who decided to get a new domain. If you’re interested what the latest buzz is in the gay community, the site is worth a visit for its links. Also, if you run a blog that has been close, you can report it here.
This is PrideWatch Taiwan’s site. It is the perfect site for LGBTQ members as it tackles issues and serves the latest news affecting the community. It closely follows issues on gay marriage as its mission is to promote Taiwan to become the first Asian country to legalize gay marriages. In addition, it seeks to erase any workplace discrimination by promoting gay-friendly corporations.
This is the site for you if you are struggling against discrimination for being gay. The site believes that ignorance is the root cause of the problem and wants to spread awareness in the fact that an LGBTQ lifestyle is a valid choice. The site is a staunch supporter of same-sex marriage and is also the perfect place to meet with like-minded people.
Surprisingly, this site imposes an age limit. SGRainbow wants its members to be males between the ages 18 to 35. However, since there is no way for the site to verify your age online, it is safe to assume that you can just browse its online resources no matter what age you are in.
Based on the site’s name, the blogger is probably someone named Darius. While there is no author profile done, the site contains the latest news affecting the gay community. These include articles covering the latest same-sex marriages, gay athletes who just outed themselves as well as adoption stories for same-sex couples. Also, there are tons of links to other LGBTQ sites.
The cleverly-titled site is a Singapore-based online publication with an eye for the witty and positive side of things. Thus, you’ll find a very engaging section named “Out of the Closet” which, as you might have already guessed, covers the inspiring tales of how LGBTQ members found the courage to declare to the world who they truly are. A very inspiring read.
Gen-Out welcomes LGBTQ youth ages 13 to 18 years old. Actually, this is a very active community with scheduled meetings. The community is divided into two groups: one for Ridge Meadows and another for the Tri-Cities area in British Columbia, Canada. However, even if you are not from these places, you can still follow the groups’ activities online.
Have you heard of Gay Games before? Apparently, it works like the Olympics where can participate in the sporting event which is held every four years and it is even nicknamed Gay Olympics. For 2018, the location for the event is in Paris, France. And judging from the site’s name, the next event will be held in Hong Kong this coming 2022. While the sporting event is organized by the LGBTQ community, any athlete regardless of race, gender, age, and orientation is welcome to participate.
For same-sex couples, the legal issues involved are not as clear-cut as that of couples composed of opposite-sex partners. In fact, some areas can be considered “gray” – issues where there is no sufficient legislation in place, where people are still not sure what their rights could be. In this confusing legal landscape, Same But Different, a Singapore-based non-profit group, aims to help members of the LGBTQ community by providing free legal guidance.
Before you head out to the site, be warned that there might be some not-safe-for-work content. The site contains all the things you need if you are a gay male living in Hong Kong. The forum board is particularly interesting as you’ll find plenty of discussions regarding gay hotels, gay resorts, gay-friendly spas and man-to-man spas. Netizens who’ve been to this joints even give their own ratings and reviews, so it’s almost like a gay version for Yelp.
Reading the GAYography Blog will make you realize there are just too many placed you’ve never been to yet. Yes, it actually is a travel blog but with the emphasis on the gay traveler. You know, gay-friendly places to go, where to get a night of fun in that particular part of town and even must-try food in that particular location. From Copenhagen to Cyprus, you’ll realize that life is just one big gay party you can’t afford to miss.
You got to love the name of the blog, which describes itself as seeing Taiwan through a queer lens. You’ll find Taiwan’s event calendar and plenty of LGBTQ focused content. In addition, you’ll find a lot of useful information on its “Resources” section as well as articles on culture and entertainment.
Ah, to be young and gay. While it may evoke nostalgic feelings to most people, the founders of the Young Out Here (YOH) know that the LQBTQ youth could be facing a lot of pressures from the expectations of friends, family and even society in general. Thus, the support group is set up to aid these young people at this critical juncture in their development.
As its name suggests, it’s all about finding the perfect guy for you. There is a “Chat” section if you feel lonely and even a “Cruise” section if you want to get in touch with other gay males. Don’t worry; there are available pictures so you’ll be able to select the best. In case you are still interested in other things, the site offers plenty of content arranged into different sections such as Events & Travel, Celebrities & Gossip, Health & Fitness, Entertainment, Gay News & Politics, Gay Dating and Culture & Identity.
At first glance, you might find the blog’s title a bit unusual as you probably don’t remember your priest telling you that Jesus loved someone in a romantic way. But the site proudly says “A place for LGBTQ spirituality and the arts. Home of the gay Jesus and queer saints.” It’s definitely intriguing and probably a site you might want to check out.
What an intriguing site name! It makes you wonder just how many gay professors out there are reigning in the forbidden feelings they have for their young students. However, upon going over the site, you’ll find that it’s actually “a blog dedicated to GLBT Studies: History, Art, Literature, Politics, and Culture.” There are a lot of informative and entertaining content on the blog and, thankfully, there is some nudity too in case that’s what you are looking for (wink).
Like It Formosa is actually a recently-established organization (founded 2015) with the aim of promoting cultural tourism in Taiwan. Thus, they can come up with a tour plan for tourists of any budget. They have a three-hour walking tour as well as a three-theme tour which is packaged to showcase Taiwan’s cultural heritage. Incidentally, the group is also promoting what they call Asia’s largest LGBT pride this coming October 2018. If you’re interested, check out their site.
This is one happy same-sex couple. And they are not to showcase their lifestyle choice too. In fact, the blog just shows how dedicated they are to each other, a testament to the fact that LGBTQ couple can live normal, happy and fulfilling lives even without bowing down to societal pressures. You can read this for inspiration and guidance on how two women take on the challenge of keeping a family together.